Funding Opportunities


Updated March 30, 2020   

2020 ARTS AND ACCESSIBILITY GRANTS  ROLLING DEADLINE
Applications are now open for California's Arts and Accessibility grant program, offering support to artists with disabilities and organizations enhancing arts and culture opportunities for people with disabilities. Direct funding for artists is available through this grant. The program is administered in partnership with the National Arts and Disability Center at UCLA.

PROPOSITION 1 GRANTS FOR WATER CONSERVATION PROJECTS – APPLY BY APRIL 1
Proposition 1 grants from the California State Coastal Conservancy fund multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects. Priority project types include: water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and urban greening.

NEW CAC GRANT: INNOVATIONS + INTERSECTIONS – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1 The California Arts Council just announced their new Innovations + Intersections grant pilot. This unique program offers funding for arts organizations to fuse technology or wellness into arts projects addressing society’s most pressing challenges. Grant awards are available up to $500,000 – the largest in Arts Council history. Deadline extended to May 1.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ARTS IN CORRECTIONS – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 11 The California Arts Council is currently accepting proposals from organizations interested in providing arts services promoting healing and well-being as part of California's Arts in Corrections (AIC) program. Organizations of all sizes are encouraged to submit programming proposals for up to $100,000 that broadens the art and cultural disciplines of institution workshops.

 

NATIONAL ARTS AND DISABILITY CENTER GRANT: ARTS AND COMMUNICATION ACCESS PROGRAM – APPLY BY JUNE 15 The National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) in partnership with Ability Central Philanthropy is offering a new grant opportunity, the Arts and Communication Access Program. The NADC will provide California non-profit arts organizations with project support (up to $5,000) toward activities that promote communication access to individuals with disabilities in arts programming or audience accommodations.

 

2020 AASLH ANNUAL MEETING SMALL MUSEUMS SCHOLARSHIP – APPLY BY JUNE 21 The American Association for State and Local History's Small Museums Committee is offering $700 scholarships to members who are full-time, part-time, paid, or volunteer employees of small museums (budget of $250,000 or less) to attend the 2020 Annual Meeting this September in Las Vegas.